4 July 1997
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
Studio of Abraham Brueghel (1631-1690) and Attributed to Guglielmo Cortese, il Borgognone (1628-1679)
A Woman with a Putto picking Grapes in a Garden by a Fountain with Melons, Peaches and Plums on a Plinth
oil on canvas
46½ x 37 1/8in. (118.2 x 94.3cm.)
Thomas Jones, Charterhouse, Hinton, Somerset (when listed in his will of August 1848), and by descent to his great, great grandson, the present owner.
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Another version, attributed to Abraham Brueghel and Guglielmo Cortese, was sold in these Rooms, 5 July 1996, lot 384 (£18,000).
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